CBI ARRESTS AN OFFICIAL OF EASTERN COALFIELDS LTD. FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF RS. 25,000/-


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 06.06.2020

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested an official posted at Rajmahal Open Cast Project under Rajmahal Area of Eastern Coalfields Ltd., Godda (Jharkhand) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- as first installment from the complainant.

A case was registered against the said accused (a Clerk, Rajmahal OCP under Rajmahal Area of Eastern Coalfields Ltd., Godda) on a complaint. It was alleged that the accused had demanded a bribe of Rs. 35,000/- from the complainant for processing the matter relating to complainant’s appointment on compassionate grounds subsequent to the death of his father who was an employee at Rajmahal Area, Eastern Coalfields Ltd.

CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- as first installment from the complainant. Incriminating documents pertaining to motive of bribe have been recovered.

The arrested accused will be produced before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dhanbad.

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